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Know the Signs of a Dying Air Conditioner

Replacing your air conditioner is a major purchase for homeowners. Planning ahead and budgeting for when your system will need updates can help you to avoid stress when the time comes. How do you know when its time to consider … Continue reading

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Keep Your Air Conditioning Working

When Summer heat and humidity build up, you can keep your air conditioning working by following these few tips.  It is easy to overlook these things, but if your air conditioning stops working on the hottest day of the year, … Continue reading

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What is a Split Air Conditioner?

A split air conditioner, also called a mini-split or a ductless split, is a highly efficient stand-alone cooling system.  The names come from their split design, with one unit (or multiple units) inside the home and one unit outside.  Indoor … Continue reading

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High Efficiency Air Conditioning

If your central air conditioning system is 10 or more years old, you should be thinking about replacing it with high efficiency air conditioning equipment.  The savings in energy use may be enough to pay for the upgrade, and all … Continue reading

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Cut the Cooling Load for your Air Conditioner

Warm temperatures in the 80s are already here so the cooling load handled by your air conditioner is going up.   You want your air conditioner to run without excessive energy use, and one way to avoid runaway energy bills … Continue reading

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Harness the Earth with Geothermal HVAC

A geothermal HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) system is a green system because it takes advantage of sub-surface temperatures to provide heating in the winter and cooling in the summer.   Geothermal systems are environmentally friendly because they use … Continue reading

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Scholarships in Memory of Moramay

Moramay Smiles is a philanthropic organization focusing on providing college scholarships for Central Indiana young adults who have lost a parent to breast cancer, or have a parent who is a breast cancer survivor.    Moramay passed away in 2013 … Continue reading

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Zoning for Savings

Are you happy with the amount of your monthly energy bill for heating and cooling your home or commercial building?  Are there times when some areas aren’t used by anyone?  If so, consider zoning for savings on your utility bills. … Continue reading

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Central Air Conditioning Buyers Guide

Homeowners need an air conditioning buyers guide when they  install a new central air conditioning system or upgrade the one they have.  Although most new homes come equipped with central heating and air, those systems may be a minimal basic … Continue reading

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Air Conditioner Maintenance

Air Conditioner Maintenance Can Add Years of Life   If you have an older air conditioner, you may still be able to get years of relatively efficient use from it instead of replacing it.   However, making that older equipment last … Continue reading

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